Class of 2025 offers an in-depth exploration of some of the issues that students from Oregon face today, seen through the lens of the students themselves.
Guest Episode: Transmission, from KNKX
The Class Of 2025 is in middle school but transitioning soon to high school. Here's an episode looking further out, and what it's like to be in a different transition - going away to college in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
What’s it like teaching middle school in 2021?
Two middle school teachers talk to OPB Think Out Loud host Dave Miller about what it’s like in the virtual classroom right now -- how to keep students engaged, talk about current events, and what might happen when things go back to “normal.”
Guest Episode: RadioActive, from KUOW
Here’s another youth-produced podcast, this time from KUOW in Seattle. It’s called RadioActive. In this episode, teen reporters combine a fictional story with questions and answers about polarization, belonging, and social media.
Guest Episode: tbh
We’ve wrapped up this season of Class Of 2025, but we’re back to share another show we think you’ll like: tbh, from KALW. It’s a chance to hear straight from high school students in the Bay Area. This episode, they’re talking about race, education, and punishment.
Season 2, Epilogue: The Road to 2025 continues
Middle school is almost over for the Class Of 2025 -- high school is next. An update on 8th grade, and a look to the future.
Season 2, Ep 6: Why some Black students may do better at home
For two Black students in the Class Of 2025, learning at home has been better than getting an education in-person. Why? How do these students’ experiences in school with peers and teachers compare to being at home with parents and pets? We hear Rayshawn and Josh’ stories, plus talk to a couple of University of Virginia professors.